Tuesday, May 7, 2013

[NEWS] Park Shin Hye is an Auntie Killer

Park Shin Hye has her pick of hot leading men, but says she is really a favourite among mothers.

In South Korea, actress Park Shin Hye is often described by the media as having "saved a country in her last life".

The expression, often used in envy, alludes to having a blessed life.

After all, the 23-year-old has shared the small screen with some of the South Korea's hottest stars: actor-singer Jang Geun Suk, 25, in "You're Beautiful" (2009); rock group CNBlue's leader Jung Yong Hwa, 23, in "You're Beautiful" and "Heartstrings" (2011); and up-and-coming actor Yoon Si Yoon, 26, in her latest drama Flower Boy Next Door, which is currently airing on Channel M.

Next up - she will star opposite heart-throb Lee Min Ho, 25, of Boys Over Flowers (2009) fame, in a new drama series, The Heirs.

When asked which of her swoon-worthy leading men she shares the best chemistry with, Park replies: "If I had to choose one, it would be Jang Geun Suk. He's been acting for a long time, so it was comfortable, exchanging lines with him in scenes."

Park previously revealed on a Korean variety show that Jang's mother is a big fan of hers. In fact, she is a hit with mothers in general.

In an e-mail interview with Life!, she says of her fans: "I think there's quite a good range of age groups, generally between 10 and 30 years of age, but it does seem that I'm a favourite among mothers. I'm really thankful for that."

It is understandable, given the string of sweet and demure roles she has played.
She established her status as the girl next door when she played angelic daughter-in-law Hana in Tree of Heaven (2006).

In Flower Boy Next Door, she plays the shy and quirky Go Dok Mi, who spies on her handsome neighbour, played by Kim Jung San.

When asked if the real Park Shin Hye is sweet or quirky, the actress says: "I don't think any of the characters I've acted thus far are completely different from my own character. Be it demure or lively, I think they all contain a part of me."

It may be hard to believe, but the fresh-faced beauty is practically a small-screen veteran, having made her acting debut 10 years ago in the popular tearjerker Stairway to Heaven (2003).

She won the Child Actress Award at the 2003 SBS Drama Awards for her role as the younger version of lead character Han Jung Suh.

"Stairway To Heaven was the first drama I worked on, and You're Beautiful was the drama that brought me beyond Korea to meet fans from other countries. That is especially meaningful to me." reflects the actress, who is studying drama and cinema at Chung-Ang University in Seoul.

Park has also appeared in movies such as romantic comedy Cyrano Agency in 2010 and the heartwarming melodrama Miracle in Cell No. 7, which was released last year.

The latter broke records just 52 days after its release and is now the third-highest grossing Korean film in Korea.

On the difference between dramas and movies, she says: "It's easier for dramas to reach out to audiences, since dramas can be viewed at home. But films are different because one has to go out, look for a cinema and buy the ticket to watch the film.

"I think I still need to work harder at cultivating the ability of bringing audiences out of their homes into the cinemas."

Original Article by Soh Gill (Obtained from ST- Life!)
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  1. YAB really meaning full to her. JKS as her love interest in YAB as the one that she comfort with. In another interview, the kissing scene with JKS in etude house CF as the memorable CF. Seem she make her choice. But, some of the fan do not approve her choice. Why? But its OK my princess. Just.. LISTEN TO YOUR HEART.

  2. I just love her, everyday I wake up I need to know everything about her activities, I google, joint Park Shin Hye fan clubs. For me Park Shin Hye is the whole package : fresh good looks, kindness, cuteness, talents (acting, dancing, MC, DJ, modelling etc). I'm a grandmother, hahaha I believe Shin Hye is grandmothers killer too. What I love about Shin Hye is she is not contaminated with a celebrity diseases. ANjell You're Beautiful brought her International fame, people around the world just love her and Jang Geun Suk. My dream is to see her act with him again..it will be dramatic because the chemistry is humongous. I want to see her in a story like the Wuthering Heights taken from the English Literature. But Jang Geun Suk and Park Shin Hye should do a Korean one. Park & Jang = dynamite believe it or not.